Getting into Hog Production


Invermere, November 13

Verterinarian Dr. Kelsey Gray with Prairie Swine Health Services in Red Deer gave a three-hour workshop on hog production to 28 East Kootenay producers. Topics covered included pig health and disease management, nutrition, housing, finishing, breeds, body condition, flavour and quality, transportation, tagging, and more. The workshop was held next door to the newly constructed abattoir of the Windermere & District Famers’ Institute.


Event Details

  • Invermere: Tuesday, November 13, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Venue: Lions’ Hall, 611 Highway 93/95

  • Presenter: Dr. Kelsey Gray – Veterinarian with Prairie Swine Health Services in Calgary. Kevin Murphy, P.Ag., Ministry of Agriculture

  • Free event. Coordinated by the Windermere & District Farmers’ Institute and Kootenay & Boundary Farm Advisors.

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